Elma Auto Racing Hall of Fame

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Honoree Process

 

 

Honoree Status

The Elma Auto Racing Hall of Fame seeks to recognize anyone, living or deceased, who has distinguished himself or herself through a sustained record of contribution to the sport at Elma, Washington.

 

 

 

 

 

Criteria for Consideration of Honoree Status

All Hall of Fame Honorees must.....

1) .....have been active in Elma auto racing at least 30 years prior to induction year.

2) .....have a sustained record of contribution to Elma auto racing.

3) .....not have participated in any activity that is deemed detrimental to the sport of auto racing.

 

Amended Induction Procedures for 2009 and 2010

Since the formation of the Hall of Fame is long overdue and the first induction years contain the largest number of potential honorees, the following amended procedures and criteria will be used for 2009 and 2010 to insure the initial inductees come from the pioneers of the sport:

1) No limit on number of honorees. All nominees receiving at least 10 total points from the Induction Committee
    
will be inducted into the Hall of Fame.

2) Nominees for the inaugural induction group of 2009 must.....

     .....have been active 40 years prior to induction year.

     .....have multiple championships for drivers.

3) Nominees for the second induction group of 2010 must.....

     .....have been active 35 years prior to induction year.

 

Honoree Selection Process

The annual selection of up to six (6) [four (4) drivers and two (2) at large] honorees for induction as Hall of Fame Honored Members is a three (3) stage process.

1) Nomination

The annual nomination period closes December 31st. Nominations may come from the induction committee or from anyone who manually completes and submits an Application Form. Nominations are good for five (5) years. All applications received during the calendar year, along with nominations from the previous four (4) years, will be considered.

2) Screening

The induction committee will screen all submitted nominations in January to determine whether the nominee meets the stated criteria. Nominees not meeting the stated criteria will be eliminated from further consideration. All nominees meeting the stated criteria will move on to the final stage. The induction committee has the sole discretion of determining eligibility and their decision is final.

3) Final Induction Ballot

In February, the induction committee will rate all eligible nominees as either a three (3) strongly deserving of induction, a two (2) deserving of induction, or a one (1) moderately deserving of induction.

The top four (4) drivers and the top two (2) at large who receive at least 11 total points will become that years inductees. If less than the maximum in a category receive 11 total points, only those receiving 11 total points will be inducted. Point totals and individual ballots will remain with the induction committee and will not be released.

 Induction Committee

1) The Elma Auto Racing Hall of Fame Induction Committee will be comprised of five (5) voting members. 2) Once appointed to be a voting member of the Induction Committee, said member shall remain in that capacity until either:

A) removing themselves

B) becoming incapable of performing the required duties by either death or illness

C) being voted off by a majority of the board members due to actions deemed detrimental to the Elma Auto Racing Hall of Fame.

 

 

Nominations

Anyone who manually completes and submits a Nomination Application Form may nominate a deserving individual for inclusion in the Elma Auto Racing Hall of Fame. Nominations are valid for five years. The annual nomination period closes on December 31st.

 

2018 Nomination Criteria

All Hall of Fame Honorees must.....

1) .....have been active in Elma auto racing at least 30 years prior (1988) to induction year.

2) .....have a sustained record of contribution to Elma auto racing.

3) .....not have participated in any activity that is deemed detrimental to the sport of auto racing.

 

Nomination Application Form

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